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1/8 th mile times

I went to the track this afternoon and ran 3, 9.44 at 75 and 1, 9.38 at 76 mph. I have the SCT and exhaust. With just my old BullyDog and stock exhaust I could run a 9.5 1/8th. I'm wondering if I need to get custom tunes or maybe get a muffler, or even maybe a bigger down pipe (check my sig for exhaust specs.). I can launch my truck from the starting line at 1200rpm and not spin, but if I try a little more rpm at about 1500 rpm I spin most of the way down the track. Should I do exhaust work? Get custom tunes? Maybe a different air intake? Give me some info. Thanks Jason

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2006 F250 2wd 6.0 psd, 8.96 1/8th mile with canned SCT tunes, now running Spartan Hybrid Race tune! AFE Stage 2 PRO DRY S, 4" turbo back str8 pipe in front of rear tire, auto, crew cab short bed, ZOO DAD mod, 5% tint over the factory tint.
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60 ft-------1.892
594 ft------8.370
1/8th ET---8.965
1/8th MPH--75.63
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nobody , nothing, come on fellas where ya'll at

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2006 F250 2wd 6.0 psd, 8.96 1/8th mile with canned SCT tunes, now running Spartan Hybrid Race tune! AFE Stage 2 PRO DRY S, 4" turbo back str8 pipe in front of rear tire, auto, crew cab short bed, ZOO DAD mod, 5% tint over the factory tint.
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594 ft------8.370
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1/8th MPH--75.63
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You should do better with custome tunes. There are tunes out there for just track and seeing what you can do. That would be the easiest place to start IMO.

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If I could get my truck to run a high 8 I would be happy. I seriously don't think that's out of the question. I hope with maybe custom tunes it will happen.

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2006 F250 2wd 6.0 psd, 8.96 1/8th mile with canned SCT tunes, now running Spartan Hybrid Race tune! AFE Stage 2 PRO DRY S, 4" turbo back str8 pipe in front of rear tire, auto, crew cab short bed, ZOO DAD mod, 5% tint over the factory tint.
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The problem with that is, with the 2wd, the more power the custom tune has, the harder it will be to hook up. Something to think about. Is your truck a 1 wheel peel, or will it lock?

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The first place you need to start is improving traction. If you can't launch about 1200 rpm then more potent tunes are not going help much. I bet if you could hook it up for a better launch you would already be at 13.9x.

A stronger tune is only going to force more wheel spin and possibly even break you loose on the second gear shift. Jaswright has a nice video showing what happens with custom tunes. I think his wipeout even occurred on the third gear shift!
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I totally agree, but, I only go to the track a few times a year when I feel like killin ricers and spending the extra money on 2 wheels and 2 slicks is sorta not in my range, well it could be but I could find better stuff to spend my money on that I would use more. 99% of the time at the track it spins both of the tires. Would I see a difference with a air intake? Maybe a muffler to create a little back pressure? ????????????

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60 ft-------1.892
594 ft------8.370
1/8th ET---8.965
1/8th MPH--75.63
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Jason,
You might want to try to add some weight to the bed, from your fifth wheel hitch to your wheel wells. Other then that add an intake like a banks, locker and go hunting for ricers

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x2 add some weight and get custom tuines

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i would suggest finding a set of some 16" rims and putting a set of drag radials or slicks and swap them in when you go to the track..with that alone i'd bet you would see a high 8

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